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The Veluwe is a mainly forested region north of Arnhem, in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. Most of it is on higher ground - the highest point is about 110 m, a noteworthy elevation for such a flat country. The Veluwe is the best-known 'natural' region in the highly urbanised Netherlands and is a popular destination for Dutch tourists making day trips.


Other destinations[edit]

  • The High Veluwe (De Hoge Veluwe) National Park. One of the oldest and largest (over 5500 hectares of woodland, heathland, lakes and sand dunes) parks in the Netherlands. Also contains the Kroller-Muller art museum and the underground museum Museonder.



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See[edit][add listing]

  • Royal palace Het Loo [1].
  • National Park The High Veluwe (de Hoge Veluwe [2]).
  • Apenheul [3]
  • Julianatoren [4]
  • Berg en Bos [5]
  • Schapen in Hoog Buurlo
  • Radio Kootwijk
  • Vliegveld Teuge
  • Orpheus
  • Politiemuseum

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Visit the Old Veluwian Market (Oud Veluwse Markt), which is held on Thursdays in July and August in the center of the village of Barneveld. Experience clogdancing, démonstrations of historical crafts, a flea market, the opportunity to climb the medieval church tower and more.
  • As Jamie Strachan said: "Two wheels are all you need at De Hoge Veluwe National Park"

Where better to let your feet find the pedals again than De Hoge Veluwe National Park, a sprawling 13,590 âcres (5,500 hectares) of wilderness, coupled with an impressive 26 miles (42 km) of bike pats that branch out like arteries across the parkas varied and alluring landscapes. The forest and drift-sand that make up the landscape of the Hoge Veluwe can best be explored from the saddles of white bikes (witte fietsen) - the kind that you see at every corner in Amsterdam. They can be borrowed at three locations within the park. Prepare to get lost between the trees..."

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Trattoria Artusi, Oosterbeek. An authentic Italian restaurant.

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel de Bilderberg, Oosterbeek
  • Hostellerie De Lunterse Boer, Lunteren

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